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Jim Hart
Utility Manager

16450 W National Ave
New Berlin, WI  53151

Ph: (262) 786-7086
After-Hours: (262) 782-6640

Hours
Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
The mission of the water utility is to be the responsible custodian and provide a good quality, potable water supply at adequate pressures and in sufficient quantities for consumption and fire protection purposes to all current and future utility customers; to be consistent with state / federal regulations and water industry practices and standards in the most cost-effective manner possible; and to educate the public about the benefits of being good water use stewards.

Sprinkling Policy:  The City of New Berlin's Water Conservation Policy has an Odd/Even Sprinkling Schedule.  Please remember to water your lawn only on odd days if your address is odd numbered and even days if your address is even numbered (i.e.  Water on June 12th if your address is 5078).  This is extremely important during hot dry summers and ensures that there is sufficient water to allow fire fighters to do their jobs when needed. Light hand watering of plants and flowers is permitted at any time.   Your help is greatly appreciated.  If you have any questions, please contact the Utility office at 786-7086.  Thank you.

Crawford Drive Water Reliability Update
Blacktop:
UPI has started to remove the pavement.  They plan to be done with this by August 7th, and will then have Stark Paving here to shape the roadway to prepare for the blacktop.  If all goes to plan, they will be putting the first layer of blacktop on toward the end of the week.

Water Main: 
UPI still needs to tie the 12” water main into the existing system.  They plan on starting this work on August 9th and believe it will take roughly 1 day to complete.  The intersection of 124th & Crawford Drive will likely be shut down during the hours of this work.  More information will follow.

Survey Stakes:
To help speed up the process of installing the blacktop, the surveying company started to stake the centerline of the road (The pink flags on the roadway).  Please do not drive over the flags.

All of the above work is dependent on the weather, so hopefully it will cooperate with our schedule.

Current Water Quality Reports

 

  • Utility Committee
    View information about the New Berlin Utility Committee.

    Awards
    The City of New Berlin Lake Michigan Water Diversion was selected for the American Council of Engineering Companies Best of State Award.

    Hydrant Flushing
    All city owned water hydrants are flushed once each year, either in the spring or the fall depending on location.  Water Utility Crews will be performing maintenance within the water system and will be flushing hydrants.  The Water Main Flushing program is designed to remove natural minerals that sometimes collect in the bottom of water mains and make sure that hydrants are operating correctly.  This operation may cause a temporary discoloration in your water supply. By allowing your water to run for a short period of time, the problem should clear itself. Please be assured, although the water may be discolored, it is safe for human use.  If you have any questions in regard to this matter, please contact the Utility Office Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. at (262) 786-7086.  Thank you for your patience.

Hydrant Flushing dates for 2017:
  • April 10th to May 19th
  • September 11th to October 6th

The City of New Berlin Utility was selected to receive a Significant Program Award from CVMIC (Cities & Villages Mutual Insurance Company) for their Reflect a Hydrant Program



Utility Associations
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The Utility is a proud member of the Alliance for Energy Efficiency